Special Interest Group ‘Feminist HCI: Taking Stock, Moving Forward, and Engaging Community’

13Mar - by Angelika - 0 - In #CHIversity publications
Monday – 16:30 – 17:50
Room: 514A
Feminist HCI: Taking Stock, Moving Forward, and Engaging Community

Feminist HCI has made a profound impact on perceptions of women’s health, emancipation through design, as well as gender identity, inclusion, and diversity. However, there is a distinct lack of connection between these disparate but inherently connected research spaces. This SIG meeting aims to bring scholars together to discuss emerging and evolving issues of feminist research, and finding ways of using feminist theory and practice as a tool in future HCI research. Ultimately, the SIG will facilitate the engagement of a community of feminist HCI researchers, designers, and practitioners. It brings together those who may feel isolated in their respective research groups or universities to create a platform for feminist thought within SIGCHI and facilitate collaboration to proactively move towards the mainstreaming of feminism in HCI.

  • Rosanna Bellini (Newcastle University, Newcastle Upon Tyne, United Kingdom)
  • Angelika Strohmayer (Newcastle University, Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom)
  • Ebtisam Alabdulqader (King Saud University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia; Newcastle University, Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom)
  • Alex A Ahmed (Northeastern University, Boston, United States)
  • Katta Spiel (TU Wien, Vienna, Austria)
  • Shaowen Bardzell (Indiana University, Bloomington, United States)
  • Madeline Balaam (KTH Royal Institute of Technology, Stockholm, Sweden)

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